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New Android SMS malware surfaces

A new virus has begun doing the rounds on Android smartphones here in Europe. It is called the Mazar virus and it spreads to devices via text messages but once installed, it can forward all of your web traffic through a proxy and allow attackers to get a hold of …

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Google is launching Android Pay today

Google has been preparing its second attempt at breaking in to mobile payments following the success and adoption of Apple Pay. Google’s new implementation is called ‘Android Pay’ and it is launching today in the US, with support for phones running Android 4.4 KitKat and above. The new app will …

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Android bug leaves non-KitKat devices vulnerable

A new Android bug is exposing around one billion devices due to a security vulnerability. This bug only affects phones and tablets that are running versions of Android that are older than 4.4 Kit Kat, which is just under one billion devices in total. The vulnerability was spotted by security …

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20% of Android devices now run KitKat

Google’s latest usage statistics have revealed that Android 4.4 KitKat is now running on a fifth of all active Android devices. However, Android 4.3 Jelly Bean still remains supreme, claiming over half of all devices. Google obtained these statistics by examining active Android devices over a period of seven days …

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The new HTC One has been officially revealed

HTC has had a hard time keeping the new HTC One (M8) under wraps, over the last couple of months the device has been leaked in long, in depth videos and pictures but now the company has officially revealed its new flagship device- which is available to buy today. HTC …

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HTC One KitKat update suspended in the UK

HTC began rolling out Android 4.4.2 to UK based HTC One owners last week but unfortunately, thanks to bugs in the update, the rollout has been temporarily suspended while the Taiwanese phone maker irons out the unforeseen issues. The company didn’t tell us exactly why the update was pulled, instead …

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HTC One will get Android 4.4 in January

HTC is on the ball with the latest Android update, the phone maker has just announced its plans to roll out the KitKat update to the HTC One in late January. When Google releases the latest version of Android, non Nexus buyers usually have to wait a lot longer to …

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No Android 4.3 for Galaxy S3 users

Samsung Galaxy owners are usually accustomed to waiting long periods of time for Android updates but sometimes the updates aren’t for the better. After about two weeks of complaints, Samsung has pulled its Android 4.3 OTA update leaving users stuck on 4.1 for the foreseeable future. Complaints ranged from phones …

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Nexus 5 price leaks

In recent weeks we’ve seen a lot of Google Nexus 5 rumours circulating and a bunch of supposed leaks, from the manual coming out to the phone itself being shown off in a bar. We have rough ideas on what it’ll look like, the specs we’ll be getting and the …

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Android 4.4 images leak with new app designs

Leaked images show Google opting for a ‘flat’ design for its stock apps in the next iteration of Android. This new design choice has shown up soon after the launch of IOS 7, which has drawn praise for its brand new look. While the leaked images are a bit blurry, …

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